Our CEO Michelle Thompson BEM features in the latest edition of the One Darlington magazine for January 2021

Michelle shares her Covid-19 experience when unfortunately she became unwell in October 2020 unexpectedly with the virus. We also hear about why the new asymptomatic community testing taking place in Darlington is so important. 
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You can read Michelle's experience on page 7 of the One Darlington magazine.

Read the latest edition of the One Darlington magazine here

If you would like to talk to Healthwatch Darlington about your own experience please get in touch by calling 01325 380145 or by emailing info@healthwatchdarlington.co.uk (Open Mon to Friday 9am to 4pm, please leave a message and our team will get back to you as soon as possible)

Covid-19 tests for people without symptoms can now be booked at another five venues across Darlington, as part of ongoing efforts to drive down infection rates.

You can book now at www.darlington.gov.uk/testing 

Venues include 

  • Head of Steam - Darlington Railway Museum
  • Firthmoor Community Centre
  • Red Hall Community Centre
  • Heighington Village Hall
  • Middleton St George Community Centre.

Tests are still available at The Dolphin Centre - with more than 4,000 carried out since the start of the testing programme in December.

With up to one in three people with Covid-19 having no symptoms, these tests are aimed at people who DO NOT have a new continuous cough, high temperature or loss/change to their sense of taste or smell.

If you DO have any of these symptoms, you must self-isolate and book a test at nhs.uk/coronavirus

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